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thought-reader Line breaks: thought-reader

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Definition of thought-reader in English:


A person who can supposedly discern what someone else is thinking.
Example sentences
  • My own superhero is a thought-reader with a giant head, but she doesn't want the responsibility of her visions and she lives in denial of her power.
  • That is what I do for a living, I am a thought-reader.
  • A piece of paper, containing the representation of an arrow, was held before a carefully blind-folded thought-reader and its position constantly changed, the thought-reader being requested to mentally see the arrow at each turn.


Pronunciation: /ˈθɔːtˌriːdɪŋ/
Example sentences
  • What's the use of thought-reading when you can't use it on everyone?
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